Thorntons Partners With Make-A-Wish Foundation

“We have seen an overwhelmingly positive response from our customers in regards to this program, and we are thrilled to serve as a vehicle for our customers to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation,” says Thorntons CEO.

Louisville, Ky.-based Thorntons has partnered with the Make- A- Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, and beginning on Wednesday, April 27, all Thorntons store locations will sell Wish Stars for $1, with 100% of the proceeds going back to the foundation.

This is the fourth year Thorntons has partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and since 2008, Thorntons has raised over $40,000 for the foundation.

“We are very proud to partner with such a great organization as the Make-A-Wish Foundation,” said Matt Thornton, president and CEO of Thorntons. “We have seen an overwhelmingly positive response from our customers in regards to this program, and we are thrilled to serve as a vehicle for our customers to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation.”

The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, Kentucky Region has fulfilled the individual wishes of 852 local children since it was founded in 2001. Currently, it has more than 225 pending wishes.

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